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REC DANCE BALLET/JAZZ CLASSES WINTER 2017

Monday, January 2, 2017 - Saturday, February 11, 2017
Ages 8-13 · Co-Ed
Cumming Recreation and Parks Department (mailing) P.O. Box 34 (physical) 437 Pilgrim Mill Road CummingGA  30028
Monday, January 2, 2017 - Saturday, February 11, 2017
Ages 8-13 · Co-Ed
Cumming Recreation and Parks Department (mailing) P.O. Box 34 (physical) 437 Pilgrim Mill Road CummingGA  30028

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REC DANCE BALLET/JAZZ CLASSES WINTER 2017

Jan 02 - Feb 11

Ages 8-13 · Co-Ed

Cumming Recreation and Parks Department

Starting at

$61.00

Ballet/Jazz (8 - 12) Winter 2017 Fri 3:45pm

Jan 06 - Feb 10 (Friday)

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Ages 8-13 · Co-Ed

REC Cumming Recreation Office

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$61.00

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Ballet/Jazz (8 - 12) Winter 2017 Tue 4:00pm

Jan 03 - Feb 07 (Tuesday)

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Ages 8-13 · Co-Ed

REC Cumming Recreation Office

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$61.00

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Description

This combination class allows a student to gain a fundamental knowledge of both ballet and jazz. Students will learn correct posture and placement, terminology, barre exercises, floor work and jazz combinations. Ages 8 - 12.
Instructor Cindi Bryenton Bekas has been teaching Dance for over 21 years. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance and Theater from Ohio University, which she attended on a full talent scholarship. Cindi was awarded the Laurel Lea Schaefer Scholarship for excellence in music theater. She trained for 17 years to be a classical ballerina in the Washington DC area. Cindi was cast in her first professional musical theater role at 18 at the Harlequin Theater in DC and went on to perform professionally at several theaters in Maryland, Virginia and DC.
Instructor Sara Morton has been teaching for over 30 years and at the early age of 13, Sara was the recipient of the first full scholarship granted by the Harkness Foundation for the Ballet Arts, which resulted in four years of intensive instruction in classical ballet, classical Spanish Flamenco, jazz, modern, ethnic, drama, music, and voice in Florida, New York, and Rhode Island. She performed with the Harkness Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, as well as with the Houston Ballet Company. She spent time in London studying with the Royal Ballet, Sadler Ballet, and Royal Festival Ballet, and performed in musical theater on Broadway.
Instructor Sandy Griffin has been a dance educator for 40 years, teaching beginner-to-professional levels. She was the owner and director of Dance One Studios in Marietta for 11 years. Sandy was a performing member of the Columbus Theatre Ballet Company and Ballet Metropolitan Company of central Ohio in her early years. She studied for many years under world-renowned teachers and performers such as Tatijana Smith, former prima ballerina of Yugoslavia, Allan Miles of Juliard, Alex Bennett, former principal of the Royal ballet of Great Britain, and the late Dame Margo Fonteyn.
Instructor Ashley Norton came to the Cumming Recreation Department in 2005. Her dance training began at age four under her mother, Sandy Griffin, and continued under national educators. She has won national competition awards in ballet, jazz, tap, clogging, and cheering as a performer and choreographer. She attended Valdosta State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts/Communications Degree.
Instructor Sydney Naliwajka is new to our dance department. Sydney has studied her entire life at the Woodstock School of Ballet, and was a member of its performing company. She is currently a student at North Georgia College majoring in film.

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